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ABC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
with the help of silicon valley its right. my favorite quote is education is our basic right. those words have inspired a lot of people to help educate girls around the world. there are two funds, like you said, set up to help achieve that goal. a private fund has roots here in the silicon valley. pakistani government donated $10 million to the fund for girls rights to education. that will help the united nations with it's goal to ensure all girls have access to school by the end of 2015. >> i want to become a doctor. my father told me have youch+ to become a politician. >> the 15-year-old school girl activist shot by the taliban in october is recovering in a hospital in england. >> the idea that a girl simply for going to school or wanting c unspeeblg speekable. >> gordon brown says she would be a worthy recipient of the nobel peace prize. her calls to educate all girls got attention of washington-based vital voices, which promotes extraordinary women, and girls around the world. >> we first heard about the attack we were outraged. ét, her leadership and voice. >> vital voices reached out an
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
leading in helping undocumented students get money for education. today, cal announced a grant awarded by the fund for that purpose. abc 7 news is here with a closer look at what that money will do. this other elections like michigan and texas now talking í÷ their own program. >> this was the only student in his high school to get into uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy except me. yeah, i got in. time not going make it. right? i won't be able to go. how am i going pay for this? >> is he an undocumented student and does not qualify for any federal money. the coordinator of the undocumented student program at cal. >> the federal pell grant, work study, loans aren't eligible to undocumented students. >> rivera had a small private scholarship working owed jobs to put himself through cal but it wasn't enough that. is why the chancellor spear headed a scholarship program to help:e students like rivera. the fund responded with a $1 million award. >> the fund one of the core pieces of work is about equal chances and opportunities, leveling the playing field so everybody has a chance to suc
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am PST
50 people and it's part of their education. some of them are on stage for the first or second time. they have eight minutes on stage so it's very exciting to see them, grasp their role and take it just like the professionals. >> cheryl: how do they get to be part of it? >> they auditioned and the costumes come in. its puzzle and it all comes together with the orchestra and lights go down. it really is amazing and the enjoyment for everybody. >> cheryl: do you get butterflies or made a mistake? >> i make plenty of mistakes on the stage. the key is to deal with it at the moment. if something is different in rehearsal and you make it work and carry on. that is what it will be for that day. >> in that moment and mistake happens, okay, now we're really lights on. [ laughter ] >> cheryl: we've got 30 seconds left. you get all these people together? >> there is such a good energy in the room, i find it just very pleasurable to work with them and professionals. it's such a privilege for me and see their artistry develop and bring that to the public. i couldn't be more grateful and privileg
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
there will be a forced eviction in january. >> and education news. new one of 16 to be awarded a race to the top grant. the district came in second in the nation receiving $29 million over next four years. new haven won because of the focus on quality personal instruction. new haven plans to spend money on reduced class sizes and buying tools and teachers and students and hiring coaches to personalize learning experience. new haven is one of 372 districts to acquire the honor. >> and caltrans had to close a connector ramp to highway 1 near sausalito because of flooding and tomorrow, we're expecting what is called a king tide, a winter tide sometimes highest of the year. it's suspected to peak early in the morning and could worsen with that rain that is on the way. >> there is rain that is returning. >> yes. it's going to be wet. at the moment doesn't appear it will be enough to increase the risks of flooding but we're watching that. here is a live view looking across the bay. you can see clouds tlchl rain has not yet arrived but getting mighty close. here is a look and just north, up in southern mendo
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 12:00am PST
and let them know it's not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the laws. >>reporter: ask children aren't the only ones he won't be meeting during the stay no. plans to meet with district attorney george cast again either to raise money for arpaio opponent in last month election. >> certainly we would love to send him a message that come enjoy the city. spend money here and go back and rethink the way you do police work. >>reporter: little chance of that. arpaio says america of america sides with him. while 80 years old he has no plans to slow down n.san francisco, abc 7 news. >> controversy on the campus of merced where student organization hosted a sex toy event. health group gets 6 66,000 dollars each year from student fee. when it sponsored the seminar promoted on facebook contradict argue it was a waste of money during a time when tuition has sky rocketed. the organizers said the event served an important purpose. >> things that students don't know about sex toy. safety measures they should take beforehand and we thought it was really vital important to know t
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 2:05am PST
explain every one of those allegations and let them know it's not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the laws. >>reporter: ask children aren't the only ones he won't be meeting during the stay no. plans to meet with district attorney george cast again either to raise money for arpaio opponent in last month election. >> certainly we would love to send him a message that come enjoy the city. spend money here and go back and rethink the way you do police work. >>reporter: little chance of that. arpaio says america of america sides with him. while 80 years old he has no plans to slow down n.san francisco, abc 7 news. >> controversy on the campus of merced where student organization hosted a sex toy event. health group gets 6 66,000 dollars each year from student fee. when it sponsored the seminar promoted on facebook contradict argue it was a waste of money during a time when tuition has sky rocketed. the organizers said the event served an important purpose. >> things that students don't know about sex toy. safety measures they should take beforehand and we thoug
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
education reporter will have both sides of the controversy on abc 7 news at 5:00 and tonight at 6:00. >> san francisco 49ers announced a team with sony. >> yes. here is a look at what it will mean for fans. >> happening now, it will give fans a unique experience. this is one example of what #@!<5ñ company is bring together table or in this case, the this is the version on display in the sony store. there will be 2500 monitors throughout the new facility, giving fans a few four times higher resolution than standard hdtv. >> you can imagine this is throughout the stadium giving fans replays.y and when referees had knit realtime. >> the ceo long said the"e0ç stadium is not just about big screen buzz a software driven, state of the art network. fans won't need tv screens, because they will be connected through their own mobile devices, allowing them to personalize their$fcx experience through programs and apps including ordering stadium food and having it delivered to their seat. >> sony says some of the technology in place is so invented yet. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 new material
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
, mostly to public education. he thinks$c]b californians wano trade short term economic growth for an investment in kids. >> we would been looking at shortening the school day, more kids out on the streets. you know? higher levels of droppouts and things like that. that is exactly what the voters didn't want to see. >> still for job seekers to see slow downs in hiring is frustrating. >> i looked for a year and a half. everything is $10 an hour. i don't know how people survive. it's tough. i don't know how they do it. >> the forecast points out california remains on track for economic growth and more jobs indicating the state has turned a corner. live in sacramento abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> there has been an arrest in a horrible crime shocking new york city and the nation. a 30-year-old nahid davis seen with arguing with a 58-year-old on a subway platt form has been charged with murder for shoving in front of the tracks in this headline and picture of hahn taken just an intant before the death is sparking outrage. people asking why the post published this and why the photogra
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
it is not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the law. >> reporter: san francisco district attorney gas gone knows arpaio, gascon was top cop in mesa in maricopa county. arpaio has been sheriff there for 20 years. he's not just tough on immigration. he's also tough on anybody who comes into his jail outside of phoenix. he makes the men wear pink underwear and eat greenaxÑ3íkx. some would tell you, that's tough. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> argue over missing clothes has led to the death of a man in the east bay.- antioch police say, three men in their 20s confronted neighbors in the delta pines complex on sycamore drive yesterday and a fight broke out in the laundry room. the victim was shot to death during the altercation. 32-year-old juan jose hernandez. police say he had nothing to do with the missing clothes. >>> new information about the albany middle schoolteacher who took his life in september after he was arrested for committing lewd acts with an underaged student. 28-year-old james ismagilov -- james izetbegovic open -- kissed a student on multiple occasions t
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
allegations and let them know it is not true and try to educate them that we should enforce a law. >> reporter: the district attorney knows arpaio from their days together in arizona. gascon contributed to arpaio's opponents in the election last month, arpaio got elected again as he has for the past 20 years. he is one tough sherry makes his inmates at the jail -- sheriff, makes inmates at the jail wear pink underwear, eat green baloney and makes them summers in tents. he's rough. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> nfl commissioner goodell was at the game last night at the coliseum and talked about prospects of the raiders sharing the new stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers' new stadium it was a requirement it was capable of hosting two peoples. >> raiders have long complained about the outdated oakland coliseum. they've discussed leaving oakland if a new stadium can't be built there. >> self-proclaimed preacher under arrest accused of attacking his mom -- his roommate with a sword. the two men have been sharing a sacramento home for the past four months bef
ABC
Dec 9, 2012 4:00am PST
, ready for some educational television. faced with the imminent demise of show "jersey shore" mtv is turning to west virginia for a new show that's already making people very angry just like "jersey shore" did at the beginning. >> ginger can't wait to watch this new show it's called "buckwild." one senator is demanding they pull the plug. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning. i have known joe manchin from west virginia for a few years. i have never seen joe quite so angry. it's the latest mtv series creating waves. >> it's "buckwild." >> reporter: they call it buckwild other calls it appalachian state "jersey shore." not surprising since this new series of west virginia friends is the replacement for snooki and the rest of the game from jersey shore. they got more than their 15 minutes of fame. >> we're going to play a game called what's your jersey score? governor of new jersey? >> chris christie. >> but this time, it's trucks. great tv? >> this is white trash, redneck "jersey shore." >> reporter: not according to the critics. >> what i saw in the promo reel was an orgy
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 3:00am PST
't talk. y'all. beyonce sound like she has a fifth grade education, she can't talk. excuse me, i said i am a fan. we have to call a spade a spade. >> that's what is interesting. she is known for being a straight talker. beyonce does have the documentary coming out. going to show behind the scenes views of her life with her baby blue ivy, business projects will air february 16th on hbo. beyonce's rep did not comment. and williams declined to comment. you know, i love beyonce. sometimes it is difficult to understand what she says. she's got that very -- i don't know there is something. >> i am not going there. you and wendy can go out on the limb. i am staying safe right over here. >> she does have a certain drawl that makes a little difficult to understand. i love you beyonce. i love you beyonce. >> we love beyonce. >> we do. williams calls it like she sees them. like i do. >> you got to hand it to her if she is going to dish it out. dish it out to anybody. she can take it too. >> she can take it? >> i worked with wendy when she did her radio show. one of her legal eagles. i dished it to he
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
berkeley education. >> reporter: we're talking more than a million dollars just for starters, going to be the largest scholarship finance for undocumented students in the in the united states. we are told 200 of the 26,000 undergrads, 10,000 graduates are going to be helped by the dreamer's fund as it is called. it will begin with a million dollar gift from the evelyn and walter haas foundation. these students are not eligible for grants or loans. the chancellor is behind it and so are students we talked to. >> i think it is a good idea. everyone should have an opportunity to go to school where they please. i feel like berkeley is a really good school. they should have those those funds. >> reporter: scholarships begin next fall, another gift of $300,000 from elise haas will support a new resource center for undock ed students here. much mover coming up in one -- hour and complete story tonight on the evening news from leann melendez, terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> in morning we hope to learn the identity of the pedestrian killed in san francisco hours after a new campaign was laun
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am PST
for interdisciplinary marijuana research. higher education. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: see, because it's higher -- can you organize a drum circle? i think drum circles just organize themselves. here's a dumb new study. the journal of sex research which is a real thing published a study that says adult film actress have self-esteem and are more religious than regular women. when asked if they had high self-esteem, the porn stars shouted yes and oh god over and over again. [ laughter ] can that possibly be true? i mean, i guess it kind of -- i think we've probably all have higher self-esteem if every time the doorbell rang, everyone wanted to have sex with us, but i'm not sure i buy it. the study suggests that pornographic films do not present an accurate depiction of the plumbing or pool cleaning industries. [ laughter ] it turns out they are not as glamorous as they make it seem. hey, speaking of porn, there's a story about charlie sheen in the news. apparently charlie sheen gave lindsay lohan $100,000 to help her pay the overdue taxes she opens the government, which is -- that's nice of him to
ABC
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
: then he would get your vote? >> only vote he'd get. >> jimmy: this has been very educational. i have a feeling the romney camp and future republican candidates are going to study this videotape to figure out where they went wrong. or maybe they won't at all. thanks, again, for the hair cut. i sit here for nothing. what goes on in this place? >> come on, man. >> you talk too much. we didn't get a chance to cut your hair. >> jimmy: i know, you're right. you're right. i'm sorry. >> you can still pay for the cut, though. >> jimmy: thank you. now you're talking like a republican. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] thanks to the guys at levels. i'm taking them all back to l.a. tonight on the show, it's a big one. we're in brooklyn tonight. we have music from vampire weekend. and we'll be right back with david letterman. so, stick around. [ cheers and applause ] sfx: doorbell i'm here to snake the drain. i'm here to flush the pipe. vo: liquid plumr double impact has a long snake that reaches deep in the pipe to grab the toughest clogs, and a powerful gel to finish off the rest. baby. liqu
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 1:40am PST
's education fund named for the 15-year-old malala yousufzai, the school girl shot in the head by. the pakistani president made the announcement in paris in conjunction with the united nations cultural arm, a day after visiting her in the hospital, he said sending girls to school is the best way to combat extremism. >> and to keep her legacy alive. >>> in other news this morning, a monster legal sentiment will be finalized involving hsbc. the bank is settling a case brought by u.s. government and also authorities here in new york hsbc will pay $1.9 billion to settle accusations it illegally transferred money on behalf of sanctioned nations, including iran and help mexican drug cartels launder monday. >>> a florida woman has been found guilty of first degree murder for shooting a lottery winner in a plot to get his money. a jury in tampa convicted her of the 2009 murder of abraham shakespeare who had won $17 million. he was found buried in concrete in the backyard of her boyfriend. the judge called her cold, calculating, and cruel. >>> we now know the identity of the second lucky w
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